Webinars and Workshops

 

Webinars, Workshops, and Panel Discussions

Barnard Career Development is pleased to offer webinars and workshops and other events on a variety of topics throughout the year, open to all Barnard alumnae free of charge. Archived webinars can be accessed by alumnae at any time.

Webinar Series is offered winter and summer: register below for one, two or more sessions.  The next series begins in January of 2016, and covers basic career development topics including career exploration, resume and cover letter writing, networking on-line and in-person, job search strategies, interview preparation and strategy, negotiating salary and benefits, and ongoing professional and career development. Presenter:  Christine Valenza Shin '84, Alumnae Counselor.​  

An On-Campus Workshop Series is offered spring anf fall: register for one, two or more sessions. The next series begins  in April of 2016 and covers the same six basic career development topics as above. Presenter:  Christine Valenza Shin '84, Alumnae Counselor.​

Special Guest webinars, workshops are offered  on an occasional basis.

Panel Discussions and Talks are offered on an occasional basis.

PowerPoints from the Webinar and Workshop series are available for alumnae to view at any time.

Archived webinars are available for alumnae to view at any time.

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Barnard Women in Entertainment Career Panel

Thursday, March 31, 6 to 7:30pm

Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd floor, Barnard Hall

 

Young alumnae and current students are invited to a discussion on careers in the entertainment industry with:

  • Laura J. Burns '91, Novelist & Screenwriter
  • Holly Frederick '94, Film & Television Agent, Curtis Brown LTD
  • Adrienne Haufler '97, Manager, Original Programming Strategy and Planning, HBO Original Programming
  • Cathy Perifimos '06, Counsel, Smithsonian Channel

Moderated by Rebecca P. Eskreis '05, Freelance Director & Producer

Space for this event is limited, with priority given to current students and young alumnae.  

Register for this Event

Questions?  Contact Christine Shin, Alumnae Counselor, at cshin@barnard.edu or 212.854.2033

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Career Basics Webinars: Wednesdays, 12-1pm ET

January 27, 2016 ~ Deciding What's Next: Exploring Your Career Options

If you're seeking your first or next job, returning to the workforce after time away, or contemplating a career shift or change, this session can help you more thoroughly examine your goals and options. You’ll learn methods for self and career exploration, resources for workplace research, and get an overview of career assessment tools that can help you find jobs and career paths that are a great fit for you.

February 3, 2016 ~ Your Resume, Cover Letters, and LinkedIn Profile: Crafting them with Power and Impact 

Whether you are a recent graduate or a seasoned professional, this session will give you the tools you need to present yourself effectively throughout your job search. Learn to strategically update your cover letters, resume, and LinkedIn profile to best meet the job description and win an interview.

February 10, 2016 ~ Networking Online and In Person: LinkedIn and the Barnard Alumnae Network 

Your network is a powerful source of both career information and job leads. Whether you are exploring career options or job searching, learn to use a combination of social media and in-person networking to strengthen your existing professional relationships and build new ones.

February 17, 2016 ~ Planning and Executing Your Successful Job Search 

Staying focused and positive while searching for a job or changing careers in today's tough market can be daunting. Learn strategies to move your application ahead and make your job search more manageable and successful.  

February 24, 2016 ~ Interviewing: Best Practices to Land the Job

From preparing to interviewing to following up, this session will teach you how to navigate the interview process successfully and land the job you want. Strategize your answers to commonly asked interview questions, and learn how to handle the unexpected ones.

March 2, 2016 ~ Know and Grow Your Worth: Negotiating the Job Offer and Managing Your Ongoing Professional Development

You've been offered the job--now what? Learn basic principles for effectively negotiating your salary and  benefits, and strategies for managing your professional development and advancing your career goals once you’re established in your new position.

Webinar Registration

Questions?  Contact Christine Shin, Alumnae Counselor, at cshin@barnard.edu or 212.854.2033

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On-Campus Workshops: Career Basics 

 

Deciding What's Next: Exploring Your Career Options

If you're seeking your first or next job, returning to the workforce after time away, or contemplating a career shift or change, this session can help you more thoroughly examine your goals and options. You’ll learn methods for self and career exploration, resources for workplace research, and get an overview of career assessment tools that can help you find jobs and career paths that are a great fit for you.

Your Resume, Cover Letters, and LinkedIn Profile: Crafting them with Power and Impact

Whether you are a recent graduate or a seasoned professional, this session will give you the tools you need to present yourself effectively throughout your job search. Learn to strategically update your cover letters, resume, and LinkedIn profile to best meet the job description and win an interview.

Networking Online and In Person: LinkedIn and the Barnard Alumnae Network

Your network is a powerful source of both career information and job leads.  Whether you are exploring career options or job searching, learn to use a combination of social media and in-person networking to strengthen your existing professional relationships and build new ones.

Planning and Executing Your Successful Job Search

Staying focused and positive while searching for a job or changing careers in today's tough market can be daunting. Learn strategies to move your application ahead and make your job search more manageable and successful.

Interviewing: Best Practices to Land the Job

From preparing to interviewing to following up, this session will teach you how to navigate the interview process successfully and land the job you want. Strategize your answers to commonly asked interview questions, and learn how to handle  the unexpected ones.

Know and Grow Your Worth: Negotiating the Job Offer and Managing Your Ongoing Professional Development

You've been offered the job--now what? Learn basic principles for effectively negotiating your salary and  benefits, and strategies for managing your professional development and advancing your career goals once you’re established in your new position.

Workshop Registration:

Registration for the Spring 2016 series will open in March, 2016. Please check back then.

Questions?  Contact Christine Shin, Alumnae Counselor, at cshin@barnard.edu or 212.854.2033.

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Guest Webinars and Workshops

There are no guest webinars or workshops scheduled at this time. If you have any suggestions for a speaker and/or topic,

please contact Christine V. Shin, Alumnae Counselor, at cshin@barnard.edu or 212.854.2033

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Archived PowerPoints

 

Deciding What's Next: Exploring Your Career Options 

Your Resume, Cover Letters, and LinkedIn Profile: Crafting them with Power and Impact

Networking Online and In Person: LinkedIn and the Barnard Alumnae Network

Planning and Executing Your Successful Job Search

Interviewing: Best Practices to Land the Job

Know and Grow Your Worth: Negotiating the Job Offer and Managing Your Ongoing Professional Development

 

 

Archived Webinars

Career Basics Series:

Deciding What's Next: Exploring Your Career Options

Your Resume, Cover Letters, and LinkedIn Profile: Crafting them with Power and Impact

Networking Online and In Person: LinkedIn and the Barnard Alumnae Network

Planning and Executing Your Successful Job Search

Interviewing: Best Practices to Land the Job

Know and Grow Your Worth: Negotiating the Job Offer and Managing Your Ongoing Professional Development

Guest Webinars:

The Neuroscience of Career Success

Presenter Nora Simpson, CC '02        Original Air Date:  Thursday, January 21, 2016, 12-1pm ET

Description: The human brain and nervous system create constant defenses in order to prioritize an ancient type of survival over modern career success. In order to overcome these deeply ingrained biological imperatives, Nora Simpson has created a neuroscience-based career tool set designed to unleash new levels of success for the savvy, self-aware professional.  In this live webinar, Nora will guide attendees through her proprietary tools for overcoming the unconscious career obstacles the brain creates. With stories of real-life breakthroughs and plenty of laughs, you’ll learn new ways to overcome the obstacles to your career success that lurk in your own brain. 

Nora Simpson CC'02 is widely recognized as a business pioneer and the creator of the field of Experiential Neuroscience. Nora has successfully implemented her groundbreaking neuroscience-based business tools with more than 130 companies in 50+ industries and over 10,000 individuals to create radical breakthroughs in revenue, profit, productivity and fulfillment. She is the author of the newly released book Get Ahead and Stay Ahead: Use the Secrets of Your Own Brain to Unleash Your Success at Work. Learn more at www.getaheadandstayahead.com